Andrea Higgon

Clinical Skills Tutor Operating Department Practice

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

Department:School of Allied Health

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Operating department practice

Courses taught: Operating Department Practice

Andrea joined the Faculty of Medical Science from clinical practice, as a Clinical Skills Tutor for the Dip HE in Operating Department Practice course.



Andrea is a qualified Operating Department Practitioner and is registered with the Health & Care Professions Council.

She studied the Diploma in Higher Education in Operating Department Practice at Anglia Ruskin University and gained her clinical experience at Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust.

Andrea is also the Admissions Tutor for the Diploma in Higher Education in Operating Department Practice for the Chelmsford Campus.

Research interests

Andrea is currently studying the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical and Healthcare Education at Anglia Ruskin University. She is interested in research in areas of the Perioperative Environment


  • Diploma in Higher Education Operating Department Practice, Anglia Ruskin University
  • BA (Hons Business Studies, University of East Anglia

Memberships, editorial boards

Registered Operating Department Practitioner, Health and Care Professions Council